Werder Bremen and Borussia Dortmund will square-off in a battle of Bundesliga's strugglers on Saturday.
Santa Fe came from behind to claim pole position in the Colombia Primera A Clausura final, knocking off Medellin 2-1 in the first leg.
Ismael Blanco rescued a late draw for Barcelona against Emelec as the first leg of the Ecuadorian Primera A championship play-off ended level.
The Peruvian Primera Division final will go to a third leg after Sporting Cristal and Juan Aurich played out a goalless draw.
Edgardo Bauza was delighted to reach the Club World Cup final after San Lorenzo avoided a colossal upset against Auckland City.
Paris Saint-Germain will look to build on their Coupe de la Ligue triumph over Ajaccio ahead of an important weekend in Ligue 1.
Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich travel to Mainz on Friday in the last round before the winter break in Germany.
Guangzhou R&F confirmed on Wednesday they have secured coach Cosmin Contra and midfielder Michel from Getafe.
Scotland international forward Steven Naismith signed a three-year extension with Everton on Wednesday.
Palestino took a big step towards their first Chilean Primera Division title since 1978 with a 3-1 win over Santiago Wanderers on Wednesday.
Icelandic striker Alfred Finnbogason struck his first goals for Real Sociedad to send them through in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday.
Paris Saint-Germain came from behind to beat Ajaccio 3-1 as the Coupe de la Ligue holders avoided a shock upset in the last 16 on Wednesday.
Scunthorpe scraped through to the FA Cup third round after overcoming Worcester City 14-13 on penalties in a thrilling tie at Aggborough.
Benjamin Stambouli described Tottenham's 4-0 League Cup victory over Newcastle United as "a perfect performance".
Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew said his defenders were not at their best in a 4-0 defeat to Tottenham on Wednesday.
Borussia Dortmund failed to shake off their early-season struggles as they were held to a 2-2 Bundesliga draw by Wolfsburg on Wednesday.
Luuk de Jong's treble and a last-gasp winner from Memphis Depay sunk Feyenoord 4-3 and consolidated PSV's Eredivisie leadership.
Brendan Rodgers heaped praise on his Liverpool players after their 3-1 victory over Bournemouth in the League Cup quarter-finals.
Eredivisie leaders PSV take on Go Ahead Eagles on Saturday as they look to strengthen their position heading into the mid-season break.
Mauro Matos' extra-time strike ensured San Lorenzo avoided a colossal upset and booked a Club World Cup final against Real Madrid.